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MOSCOW, August 28 (Itar-Tass) - World famous violinist Vanessa Mae has been training in downhill skiing jointly with the Russian National Olympics team, the Russian Federation of Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding said on its website.
The musician is planning to compete in the giant slalom in the Australian and New Zealand Open Championships. She will take part in a race held under the auspices of the International Ski Federation to represent Thailand.
Mae has already declared she will take part in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. The games rules say a participant must take part in five competitions as a minimum and qualify for a certain result before requesting a license to perform at the Sochi Olympics.